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Suicide attack foiled on girl’s school in Kabul

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suicide bomber arrestedA suicide attack has been foiled on a girl’s school in Kabul after a would-be suicide bomber was arrested by the Afghan intelligence operatives.


The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said the bomber was arrested during a clash with the intelligence operatives in central Logar province.
According to a statement by NDS, the bomber has been identified as Bakhtulllah and was arrested after he sustained injuries during the gun battle in Khushi district.
The statement further added that Bakhtullah has confessed he was appointed for the attack by a Haqqani terrorist network commander for the attack.
Bakhtullah has also confessed he was trained for the attack by a Punjabi terrorist in Miranshah shortly after he was deployed in Peshawar city.
According to NDS, the suicide bomber was looking to target the Char Asiab girl’s school in Kabul before he was arrested.
The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the report so far.